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Praxis Core Tests: Effective 09/01/13

May be required for initial admission to the Teacher Education Program at Southern Adventist University (check with your advisor). Other options include a composite ACT score of 22, or a combined SAT score on the verbal & math tests of 1030.

Praxis Core Test Structure

For content and structure of Core tests, visit the ETS website.


These computerized tests are available at Prometric Testing Centers by appointment. Register online at: www,

Test Code Test Name Hours Fee TN Passing score Study companion
5712 Core Academic Skills for Educatiors: Reading 2 $85  156 Reading (pdf)
5722 Core Academic Skills for Educatiors: Writing 2.5 $85  162 Writing (pdf)
5732 Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics 2 $85  150 Mathematics (pdf)
5751 Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (Reading, Writing, Mathematics) 5 $135    
n/a Core Academic Skills for Educators: Two Core tests registered for at the same time 3 $125    


Optional Resource

Interactive Practice Tests are available at the ETS Store at $17.95/subscription. Practice tests allow candidates to answer questions and stimulate the testing experience. After each practice test, candidates can view theri results as well as answers to all questions.

Testing Windows for Praxis Core Tests


Praxis II Tests: 2013-2014

 Effective 09/01/13

(Passing scores required for admission to student teaching)

See Overview of Praxis II Codes and Test Information document for specific tests, passing information, as well as information on computerized tests.


paper delivered TEST DATE Last day for ETS to Receive registration
Monday, September 23, 2013 Thursday, August 8, 2013
Monday, November 4, 2013 Thursday, September 19, 2013
Monday, March 10, 2014 Thursday, January 23, 2014
Monday, June 9, 2014 Thursday, April 24, 2014


For paper test dates, registration must be mailed - see directions and note on side.


Complete Praxis II exams the semester prior to student teaching. Most students need to schedule more than one test date.

Student teaching semester pass all required tests by
Fall June
Winter September


Registration Aids for Praxis:

Overview of Praxis II Codes and Test Information 2013-14 (For all majors. Includes computerized testing information)

Praxis Registration Form (for paper delivered tests) See note on side - Sabbath letters required

Link to online registration for computerized testing

Computerized Praxis II Codes and Testing Windows 2013-14 (for elementary ed. majors only)

Paper Praxis II Codes and Application and Test Dates 2013-14 (for elementary ed. majors only)


Study Materials

Praxis Preparation Materials - test-specific overview and sample questions

Link to McKee Library Praxis II sample tests (open specific Praxis II test as needed)

Praxis II General Information and Study Tips

Reducing Test Anxiety

ETS Praxis Test Preparation (for a fee)


ETS offers free live webinars containing in-depth information, study plan examples, and the opportunity to interact and ask questions.  Registration opens approximately two weeks prior to the webinar date at

Praxis webinar dates: 1p, ET (Basic information only)  
September 24, October 24, November 20  
(Registration at opens approximately 2 weeks prior to webinar)  

Other Praxis Information

Prerecorded webinar video on basic Praxis information

Computer-Delivered Testing Demonstration (video)

Computerized Testing Environment (video)

Interpreting Your Praxis Examinee Score Report


Complete the Praxis registration form and return it to ETS by mail to the address indicated on form (if rush delivery is required, send to overnight address). Fill in the space on the registration form for the corresponding Saturday test date. Print "Monday" on the line provided for the test center name and below that write the city and state of the test center. Please note that registration for Monday testing CANNOT be completed online.


All registrations for Monday test centers must be mailed with accompanying letters for Saturday testing exemption. Submit two Sabbath letters provided by the Counseling and Testing Service, or a letter from your local pastor.  |  phone: 423.236.2765  |  fax: 423.236.1765  |  P.O. Box 370, Collegedale, TN 37315-0370